The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 184 206 219
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +13
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 39 16 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.66% 0.28% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.87% 0.84% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 13 16 7
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% -4.54%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
Mainframe
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2086 1903 2042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 35.28% 33.79% 36.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1314 1445 1677
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Mainframe across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Mainframe
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Mainframe across the Berkshire region.

Mainframe Salary Trend in Berkshire

Mainframe
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Mainframe across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Mainframe Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Mainframe
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Windsor - 17 £57,500 -
Reading -4 8 £33,500 -39.09%
Slough - 1 - -
Mainframe
South East

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Mainframe also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Mainframe.

1 23 (41.82%) Telecoms
2 22 (40.00%) Client/Server
3 21 (38.18%) UNIX
3 21 (38.18%) LAN
3 21 (38.18%) IPv6
3 21 (38.18%) Network Security
3 21 (38.18%) User Experience
4 20 (36.36%) Linux
5 19 (34.55%) Data Migration
5 19 (34.55%) Migration
6 18 (32.73%) JavaScript
7 17 (30.91%) InterSystems
7 17 (30.91%) QA
7 17 (30.91%) Performance Analysis
8 15 (27.27%) Project Management
9 14 (25.45%) Strategic Planning
9 14 (25.45%) Huawei
9 14 (25.45%) Marketing
9 14 (25.45%) Business Development
9 14 (25.45%) Marketing Strategy
10 12 (21.82%) Broadband
10 12 (21.82%) IBM
11 11 (20.00%) Finance
12 10 (18.18%) Windows
13 7 (12.73%) Unisys
13 7 (12.73%) JCL
13 7 (12.73%) zOS
14 6 (10.91%) OMEGAMON
14 6 (10.91%) HP SiteScope
14 6 (10.91%) Tivoli NetView

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Mainframe also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Mainframe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (9.09%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) SaaS
2 2 (3.64%) PaaS
2 2 (3.64%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (38.18%) LAN
1 21 (38.18%) IPv6
1 21 (38.18%) Network Security
2 12 (21.82%) Broadband
3 2 (3.64%) DNS
4 1 (1.82%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.27%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) ERwin
General
1 23 (41.82%) Telecoms
2 14 (25.45%) Marketing
3 11 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.82%) Publishing
4 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (40.00%) Consultant
2 21 (38.18%) Cloud Consultant
3 15 (27.27%) Business Consultant
4 7 (12.73%) Administrator
4 7 (12.73%) Linux Administrator
4 7 (12.73%) UNIX Administrator
5 5 (9.09%) Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) Data Centre Operator
6 4 (7.27%) Programmer
7 3 (5.45%) Analyst Programmer
8 2 (3.64%) Disaster Recovery Manager
9 1 (1.82%) Architect
9 1 (1.82%) Project Manager
9 1 (1.82%) Business Analyst
9 1 (1.82%) Technical Project Manager
9 1 (1.82%) Solutions Architect
9 1 (1.82%) Business Data Analyst
9 1 (1.82%) Security Analyst
9 1 (1.82%) Data Analyst
9 1 (1.82%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) CSS
1 1 (1.82%) HTML
1 1 (1.82%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (40.00%) Client/Server
2 21 (38.18%) User Experience
3 5 (9.09%) IBM Mainframe
4 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.64%) Clustering
6 1 (1.82%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 21 (38.18%) UNIX
2 20 (36.36%) Linux
3 10 (18.18%) Windows
4 7 (12.73%) zOS
5 2 (3.64%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (34.55%) Data Migration
1 19 (34.55%) Migration
2 17 (30.91%) Performance Analysis
3 15 (27.27%) Project Management
4 14 (25.45%) Strategic Planning
4 14 (25.45%) Business Development
4 14 (25.45%) Marketing Strategy
5 5 (9.09%) Data Analysis
6 4 (7.27%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (7.27%) Change Management
6 4 (7.27%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (5.45%) CRM
7 3 (5.45%) Market Research
7 3 (5.45%) Data Management
8 2 (3.64%) Data Cleansing
8 2 (3.64%) System Testing
8 2 (3.64%) Time Management
8 2 (3.64%) People Management
8 2 (3.64%) Data Transformation
8 2 (3.64%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (32.73%) JavaScript
2 7 (12.73%) JCL
3 3 (5.45%) COBOL
3 3 (5.45%) NATURAL
4 1 (1.82%) Java
4 1 (1.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.82%) MBA
1 1 (1.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (30.91%) QA
2 6 (10.91%) SLA
3 2 (3.64%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) vCloud
2 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (10.91%) OMEGAMON
1 6 (10.91%) HP SiteScope
1 6 (10.91%) Tivoli NetView
1 6 (10.91%) Unicenter
1 6 (10.91%) MOM
2 3 (5.45%) Control-M
3 2 (3.64%) NetBackup
3 2 (3.64%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (3.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 17 (30.91%) InterSystems
2 14 (25.45%) Huawei
3 12 (21.82%) IBM
4 7 (12.73%) Unisys
5 6 (10.91%) Sun
6 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
7 4 (7.27%) BMC
8 3 (5.45%) Oracle
9 2 (3.64%) Siebel
9 2 (3.64%) Trillium
9 2 (3.64%) Intel
9 2 (3.64%) Citrix
10 1 (1.82%) CA